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Day: March 19, 2009

Lions Knock Off Rams – Make NIT Quarterfinals

Stanley Pringle scored 19 points in a 83-72 rout of the University of Rhode Island Rams to take the Penn State men’s basketball team to an NIT quarterfinal match against the winner of the Florida – University of Miami game. Andrew Jones III had an incredible game, scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds. The Nittany […]

Rendell Visits Penn State (and Vice Versa)

On Tuesday, Governor Ed Rendell met with a group of student leaders to discuss Penn State, its tuition, and the extent to which it benefits from the tuition relief act. We predicted that the meeting would be largely symbolic. UPUA President Gavin Keirans talked to us about the event via email: The Governor’s meeting went […]

Behind the Scenes at PSNtv

Last night I competed on Penn State’s premier game show, What’s That Fact? The show pits representatives from two student clubs against each other in a low-budget version of Jeopardy.  The competition last night was  Eco-Action vs. The Finance Club. 8:08… Board the Red Link to Innovation Park with my teammate Brian 8:18… Arrive at […]

No More State Patty’s Day?

If the Man has its way. The Collegian‘s Shannon Simcox had an article in today’s paper with the headline: “Officials discourage holiday”. …State College officials said they were not happy with the high levels of public drunkenness seen on State Patty’s Day. This year’s holiday totaled 311 calls to police, surpassing the 262 calls last […]

The Power to Choose

“You can’t always know what’s going to happen, but you can always know that you have a choice” — Carl Wilkins, the only American to stay in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide. Mr. Wilkins came to talk to Penn State students last night in order to dissect the events of the Rwandan genocide. He spoke […]

Penn State Pro Day Quick Hits

Yesterday, Nittany Lion football players that have professional aspirations showed off their wares to over 50 NFL scouts for Penn State’s Pro Day at Holuba Hall.  A school-specific follow-up to the NFL Combine, Pro Day not only allows players to have a second chance to impress scouts, but includes players not invited to the Combine […]

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